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As the world continues to warm, you can expect more and more folks to be turning to air conditioners to keep their living environments cool and comfortable. And in that sense, this energy-intensive technology will do plenty to exacerbate the very problem it is designed to solve. The Global Cooling Prize is a competition to help stop runaway climate change, by dangling US$3 million in prize
If you're decommissioning a nuclear site, it would be nice to be able to call on Iron Man. But since he's a comic book character, researchers at the University of Bristol are proposing the next best thing – an armored exoskeleton that would protect workers from radioactive contamination, while also reducing fatigue and providing vital information through helmet-mounted augmented reality di
Another day, another dire report on the planet's future. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has released a provisional Statement on the State of the Climate in 2018, and the picture it paints is all too familiar: Temperature records were shattered, sea ice shrank and extreme weather events devastated every continent in one of the hottest years on record... Continue Reading State o
Mazda has unveiled the all-new Mazda3 sedan and hatchback at the LA Auto Show, showcasing a sleeker look, fresh interior, and better engine choices alongside safety improvements... Continue Reading Slick new Mazda3 surfaces in LA Category: Automotive Tags: KODO LA Auto Show 2018 Mazda Skyactiv
Ordinarily, it takes two to five days to determine if harmful bacteria are present in a patient's biological samples. Within that time, any infection that's present could get much worse. A newly-developed biosensor, however, is capable of analyzing samples on the spot... Continue Reading Budget biosensor detects infections in real time Category: Medical Tags: Bacteria
One of the key symptoms of congestive heart failure is fluid accumulation in the lungs. Currently, people need to visit a clinic in order to check for such accumulation. Thanks to a new device, however, they may soon be able to perform checks whenever they want, in their own home... Continue Reading Prototype device listens to lungs to check the heart Category: Medical Tags: D
As the newest flagship utility from Honda, the Passport is big and bold, slotting as a five-seat option that fits between the smaller CR-V and the larger Pilot. With dimensions almost as large as the Pilot, though, the Passport is one of the largest Hondas being sold... Continue Reading 2019 Honda Passport makes a bid for the great outdoors Category: Automotive Tags: Crossover
This year's winner of the prestigious RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) House of the Year competition has been announced. Haysom Ward Miller Architects got the nod for Lochside House, an energy-efficient off-grid home that takes its place very well among the rugged landscape in Scotland's West Highlands... Continue Reading Remote off-grid Lochside House declared Britain's House
Amazon Web Services has revealed an autonomous racing toy at re:Invent 2018 in Las Vegas this week. The DeepRacer is a 1/18th scale all wheel drive monster truck that's aimed squarely at budding developers, who will create reinforced learning models in software, test them on a virtual race track and then train the toy car proper to compete in a real-world global racing championship... Cont
In the age of big data we often seem to be drowning in a constant torrent of research and information. The massive challenge we now face is how to sort through all the work that has been produced. In an exciting collaboration between computer scientists and cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge, a novel AI system has been developed to help sort through millions of scientific st is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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